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The late D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham was known to scour second-hand stores and antique shops for a wide array of memorabilia, erotic art, furniture, lamps, rugs, silver, and pottery.
And now it can be yours.
His collection is on pre-auction display on two levels of Sloans & Kenyon’s Auctioneers and Appraisers. Staff members say a steady stream of antique dealers have come in, saying, “I sold that to Jim.” The auction is this Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. at 7034 Wisconsin Ave. in Bethesda.
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Movers are still clearing out Graham’s apartment and say stacks of miscellaneous papers and campaign material are yet to be sorted out for a future auction beyond the two this weekend.
Graham died in June of 2017 at 71. He served Ward 1 on the Council, and was a tireless advocate for the LGBT community and the poor in D.C.